Originally Posted by thewritingwriter
^^^ Yes you are also correct. But for the most part, like 95% of the time on the street it's caused by something other than thermal stress. Most people don't get their rotors cherry red on the street. Racing is a completely different story.
That is, in fact, exactly my point. People aren't getting rotors hot enough to deform them. Therefore, brake pulse is not caused by rotor deformation.
It's caused by uneven pad deposition.